No Promises, No Demands: Pat Benatar's Biggest Hits

 Pat Benatar appearing on 'Good Morning America'. (Photo by Walt Disney Television via Getty Images)
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Pat Benatar is a music legend who's currently nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The rub? She somehow never logged a #1 on the Hot 100. Running down her singles discography, it's shocking to see the timeless tunes that were clearly tops in the heart of listeners. Let's have a look.

1. "Love is a Battlefield"
Is there a position higher than #1? Because that's where this song belongs. A massive track on radio and MTV, this tune only peaked at #5 on the Hot 100 December 9, 1983. The #1 song that week in America? "Say Say Say" by Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney.

2. "We Belong"
This New Wave-y song from the Tropico album peaked at #5 in January 1985.

3. "Hit Me With Your Best Shot"
The second single from Benatar's Crimes of Passion album reached #9 on the Hot 100 in December 1980.

4. "Invincible (Theme from The Legend of Billie Jean)"
Benatar hit #10 in September 1985 with this theme song for the movie starring Helen Slater and Christian Slater.

5. "Shadows of the Night"
Recorded for the cult 1980 teen-punk movie Times Square, this song wasn't considered "commercial enough" for the film. It was good enough for the charts, hitting #13 in December 1982.

6. "Fire and Ice"
The lead single from Benatar's 1981 album, Precious Time, would get to #17 in September of that year.

7. "Treat Me Right"
The third and final single from Crimes of Passion cracked the Top 20, peaking at #18 in March 1981.

8. "All Fired Up"
This was a cover song originally recorded by Kerryn Tolhurst of Rattling Sabres before Benatar made it a hit for her Wide Awake in Dreamland LP. The song would prove to be the singer's last Top 40 hit to date, peaking at #19 in August 1988.

9. "Little Too Late"
The second single from Get Nervous was cool enough reach #20 in March 1983.

10. "Heartbreaker"
Benatar's most recognizable track next to "Love is a Battlefield" was the second single from her full-length debut, In the Heat of the Night. In March 1980, it peaked at #23 on the Hot 100.

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